Manchester State Park (California)

Manchester State Park (California)

Manchester State Park (also known as Manchester State Beach) consists of 760 acres (3.1 km2) including 18,000 feet (5,500 m) of protected beachfront on the Pacific Ocean in Northern California near Point Arena. The park is noted for steelhead and salmon fishing as well as driftwood from the catch basin.

Camping is available on a first come, first served basis. Campers are advised to call for reservations.

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Location

The park is located on State Route 1, seven miles (11 km) north of Point Arena and is adjacent to the Point Arena State Marine Reserve & Point Arena State Marine Conservation Area.


Proposed for closure

Manchester State Park is one of the 48 California state parks proposed for closure in January 2008 by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as part of a deficit reduction program.[1]

References

  1. ^ CBS5.com: List Of Calif. Parks To Close In Budget Proposal

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Coordinates: 38°58′26″N 123°42′45″W / 38.97389°N 123.7125°W / 38.97389; -123.7125


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